Allie Gross

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Articles by Allie Gross 

The Schools Blurring the Line Between Church and State – The Atlantic

Betsy DeVos’s Accountability Problem –  The Atlantic

Out of Choices – VICE News

Students Scramble to Find New High School After Last Minute Closure Announcement – Detroit Metro Times

NLRB Calls Out Charter Management Company that Fired 8 Teachers – Detroit Metro Times

Six Arrested During Rally Honoring Aiyana Stanley-Jones – Detroit Metro Times

Study: The Proliferation of Charter Schools in Michigan Hurt Traditional Districts – Detroit Metro Times

Instability Causes Staff at a Detroit Charter School to Re-Apply For Their Jobs for Second Year in a Row – Detroit Metro Times

Grassroots Protest Against Police Brutality Brings Hundreds Together in Downtown Detroit – Detroit Metro Times

Michigan May Soon Join the 30 Other States that Pay Exonerated Prisoners – Detroit Metro Times

Lawmakers Deciding Future of DPS Accepted Thousands from Pro-Charter DeVos Family – Detroit Metro Times

A New Video Shows a Detroit School Cop Manhandling a Teen Girl – VICE

We asked 18 GOP Legislators Why they Voted Against a Forensic Audit of DPS – Detroit Metro Times

DPS Teachers Return to Work with Promised Pay, but Other Demands Remain Unmet – Detroit Metro Times

Thousands of Michigan Kids Suffer Because of Mass Incarceration – Detroit Metro Times

Eight Teachers Were Just Fired From a Detroit Charter School – Detroit Metro Times

How Cops Traumatize People Without Even Arresting Them – VICE

Why Cops Broke Up a School Brawl with Chemical Spray – VICE

Exclusive: Flint’s EM Agreed to Buy $1M Worth of Extra Water from the KWA – Detroit Metro Times

Emails Reveal Flint EM and State Advised Not to Join the KWA – Detroit Metro Times

Detroit has Become a Flashpoint for Violence Against Transgender Women  — Detroit Metro Times

John Kasich’s Quiet Campaign to Cut Abortion Access – FiveThirtyEight

Did Michigan Waste $3.5 Million on Charter Schools with Questionable Futures? – Detroit Metro Times

Out From Under: A Family Fights to Win Their House Back – Detroit Metro Times

How Far Will a Charter School Go to Stop a Staff From Unionizing – Detroit Metro Times

Feds Investigate the Education Achievement Authority – Detroit Metro Times

NLRB: Teach for America Corps Members Have a Right to Unionize – Detroit Metro Times

Video of Man Dying in Macomb County Jail Emerges – Detroit Metro Times

Ohio Abortion Bill Puts Kasich in an Awkward Position – Mother Jones

Under John Kasich, Ohio’s Charter Schools Became a “National Joke” - Mother Jones

Ohio Planned to Import Death Penalty Drug Illegally – Mother Jones

California Becomes First State to Ban Grand Juries in Police Shooting Cases – Mother Jones

Corroborating Cops in Sam DuBose Case Were Involved in Another Death of Unarmed Black Man – Mother Jones

Georgia Is Illegally Segregating Students With Behavioral Problems – Mother Jones

Mother of Cincinnati Police Shooting Victim Calls for Justice – Mother Jones

Cincinnati Cop Charged With Murder in Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Black Man – Mother Jones

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Is Making Life Hell for Women Seeking Abortions – Mother Jones

Everyone Wants to Leave “No Child Left Behind” Behind – Mother Jones

These GOP Candidates Are Standing Behind Donald Trump - Mother Jones

How the GOP Candidates Are Flailing on Common Core – Mother Jones

Chris Christie Really Wants Republicans to Forget his Bromance With Obama – Mother Jones

Donald Trump Goes to War With George Pataki on Twitter – Mother Jones

Chris Christie Announces Presidential Bid, Doesn’t Break Internet – Mother Jones

Chris Christie Is Officially Running for President – Mother Jones

Map: How States Are Handling Their Confederate Flag Problems – Mother Jones

Here’s How Fast Politicians Are Now Fleeing From the Confederate Flag – Mother Jones

White Nationalist Group Defends Dylann Roof’s “Legitimate Grievances” – Mother Jones

Judge in Dylann Roof Case Has a History of Racist Comments – Mother Jones

Jeb Bush Joins Other GOPers in Downplaying Racism That Fueled the Charleston Attack – Mother Jones

Jon Stewart Is All Out of Jokes After Charleston Shooting – Mother Jones

Jeb Bush Is Officially Running for President. Here’s What You Need to Know About Him. – Mother Jones

How America’s Cities ‘Disconnect’ Youth – The Atlantic

Freddie Gray Went to an “Apartheid School” – Mother Jones

Here’s What Martin Luther King Jr. Really Thought About Urban Riots – Mother Jones

Kids Who Have to Share iPads Learn Better Than Kids Who Have Their Own – Mother Jones

Will This Be the Nail in the Coffin of Toxic Flame Retardants? – Mother Jones

Here’s How Many McDonald’s Workers Aren’t Getting Raises – Mother Jones

ACLU Lawsuit Seeks Data on TSA’s Creepy “Behavior Detection” Program – Mother Jones

Company at Center of “Debtors’ Prison” Case Accused of Racketeering – Mother Jones

On the Selma Anniversary, These North Carolina Activists Will March Backward – Mother Jones

Republican Senator Aims To Roll Back Healthy School Lunch Rules – Mother Jones

In Georgia, a Traffic Ticket Can Land You in the Slammer – Mother Jones

In the Nation’s Capital, Fewer Than Half of Black Males Graduate From High School - Mother Jones

High School Police Ask Judge to Let Them Pepper-Spray and Arrest Unruly Students – Mother Jones

Republicans More Likely Than Dems to Say Vaccinations Should be Parents’ Choice - Mother Jones

A Hip Hop Crew’s Take on Old Detroit vs. the So-Called New Detroit – Mother Jones

Is There Any Relief in Sight For Our Overtested Kids? – Mother Jones

The Reindeer Farmer Congressman Who Thinks He Might Be Santa Claus – VICE

Congress Is Finally Going to Make Local Law Enforcement Report How Many People They Kill – Mother Jones

Detroit, United States: When Rage is a Precious, Natural Resource – GOOD Magazine

Races to Watch: Michigan – VICE’S Midterms 2014: Live Blog of Ignorance

The Zero Tolerance Trap – Slate

A Museum is Preserving the Artifacts of Old Detroit and Turning them into Art – VICE

Detroit’s New Policing Strategy is Stop-And-Frisk on a Massive Scale – VICE

You Can’t Shoot Strangers Just Because You’re Scared – VICE

The Charter School Profiteers – Jacobin

Bringing Accountability and Transparency to Detroit’s Charter Schools – OpenGov Voices

The EAA: How a Policy Package Created Michigan’s Statewide District – Education Dive

Sad Strip Clubs, Sadder Art Shows: Touring Detroit Old and New with Jamaican Queens - Noisey

Holding Charter School Boards Accountable – The Michigan Citizen

At Cesar Chavez Academy, Accountability is Hard to Find – The Detroit News

Be the What?  Be the Change! – Corps Stories